This morning the Holy Father received in audience:
- His Eminence Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples;
- H.E. Msgr. Giacomo Guido Ottonello, titular archbishop of Sasabe, apostolic nuncio in Slovakia;
- H.E. Msgr. Michael W. Banach, titular archbishop of Memfi, apostolic nuncio in Senegal, Cabo Verde, Guinea Bissau and Mauritania;
- H.E. Msgr. Enrico Dal Covolo, titular bishop of Eraclea;
- Mr. Olivier Duval, president of the Bureau International Catholique de l’Enfance (Bice) of Geneva, and entourage.
Today the Pope will receive in audience:
- The donors of the Christmas tree and nativity display in Saint Peter’s Square.